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Bayit Bulletin - Parashat Shelach, Shabbat Mevarchim

06/19/2020 11:40:37 AM


Hebrew Institute of Riverdale - the Bayit

27 Sivan - 4 Tammuz

June 19 - 26

Parashat Shelach

Daily Tefillah @ the Bayit is expanding. Next week we will have Shacharit and Mincha/Maariv every day on the terrace with space for 15 men and 9 women. We will adjust the balance based on demand.  To signup and review all the safety guidelines please visit

To view & print the full bulletin  click here.  The bulletin has new information as well as highlights of what we shared in multiple emails during the week. 

We encourage everyone to join in "Tefillah B’yichud B’yachad" and pray at home at the times we normally pray together (listed below). 

Mincha Today @ 2:00pm dial-in audio at +1 646 558 8656; Meeting ID: 613 613 3700. To join Mincha in person on the terrace please visit to signup!

Zoom Kabbalat Shabbat w/Reb Elli: 6:45pm : dial-in audio at +1 646 558 8656; Meeting ID: 613 613 3700

Earliest Candle Lighing: 6:57pm

Mincha: 7:10pm   

Candle Lighting: 8:13pm

Shacharit: 7:00am, 8:30am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema: 9:10am  |  Latest time for Shacharit:  10:26am

Mincha: 8:00pm

Maariv/Shabbat ends: 9:16pm

Motzaei Shabbat (Zoom) Havdalah:  9:30pm:  click here to join (audio-only dial-in option: 646-558-8656, Meeting ID: 6136133703#).  

Youth Department Sunday Morning Havdalah: Join us on Sunday at 9:30 am as we welcome a new week through Havdalah. This Sunday experience will allow us to start our week with the virtual embrace of friendship. Hope to see you there:

Resources For Shabbat

Click here for a list of tefillot, Torah and haftorah readings with page numbers for the RCA Artscroll, Koren-Sacks and Artscroll Transliterated siddurim and the Stone and Soncino chumashim.

Recordings of Parashat Hashavua:

The Official Tot Shabbat with Morah Devorah Video! (viewable anytime) - click here to view

Rabbi Linzer's Devar Torah: Click Here 

Sam Weingard's Parasha Comic: Parashat Shelach

With the recognition that so many of us will be spending Shabbat on our own, we've put together a document on Finding Connection and Combating Loneliness on Shabbat - click here

This Week's Classes @ the Virtual Bayit except where noted


11:30am - Halacha Chaburah - Burt Nusbacher


10:00am - Book of Exodus - R’ Avi


11:30am - Summer Session: Insights and Discussion on Megillat Kohelet - w/Rabbanit Bracha


8:30am (following 7:50am Shacharit) - Mussar: Personal Transformation Through a Jewish Lens w/Rabbanit Bracha 

10:00am - Summer Session: Rabbi Dr. Heschel’s “The Prophets” - R' Steven

Monday - Friday 1:00 - 1:45pm:  Breath, Body, Mind Workship w/Shira Gordon 


Mon, July 13 2020 21 Tammuz 5780